R&B singer Blue Cantrell released her single "Hit Em Up Style (Oops!)" on April 17, 2001. The song was featured from Cantrell's album So Blu. The single was written and produced by Dallas L. Austin who also helped out musicians such as TLC, Madonna, Michael Jackson and Boyz II Men.
Cantrell's Hit Em Up Style (Oops!) peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 where it spent two weeks there. At the year end of 2001, the song topped at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song is about women getting revenge on their cheating partner by draining them for everything they've got.